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Paddle Palace ATLANTA Winter 2020 GRR
On November 7th, 2020 ATLANTA Georgia Table Tennis Association hosted the 2020 Paddle Palace ATLANTA Winter Giant Round Robin. The tournament was a big success, especially considering the COVID constraints.
For the exciting final, Emmanuel Tuglo defeated top seed Derek May in an energy-filled match!
See the full video of the match here: Atlanta Table Tennis Winter 2020 GRR final
The winner of the seven-game thriller:
Results from Paddle Palace Atlanta Spring GRR
Results and video from Paddle Palace Atlanta Winter GRR
These two friendly, local warriors provided us all with a great final match at the Paddle Palace Atlanta Winter GRR, on Saturday. Right down to the very last point of the seventh game, a really entertaining and exciting match.
In the end, Oluwole Ayangade, left, prevailed over Emmanuel Tuglo. You can watch the video of the final here
AFRICAN IN DIASPORA TOURNAMENT A HUGE SUCCESS
AGTTA hosted the 5th African in Diaspora on 8/3/2019, and it was a resounding success. 104 eager players had a wonderful time in the multiple-event tournament.
African Meat Pies were served for lunch, and they were delicious, many thanks to all the tournament organizers and sponsors for a great job!
Liang Jishan prevailed as the Champion, defeating Hammed Adeyinka to claim the $1,000.00 first prize.
The tournament featured numerous players rated over 2000, which ensured a great number of exciting matches.
AGTTA and Paddle Palace look forward to sponsoring this tournament again next year!
ATLANTA GEORGIA TABLE TENNIS hosts 2019 Paddle Palace Georgia Games
AGTTA has hosted the Georgia Games for several years. This year, 130 players participated in this two-day Table Tennis extravaganza!
One of the constants in the Georgia Games is the Cup challenge between USATT affiliates clubs for the privilege of having their team’s name on one of the many plaques that adorn the Georgia Cup!
This year’s winner from among seven teams is AITTA, shown here with Coach Yang Shigang’s Cup Team:
We also have a Cadet Team Cup competion, for the Cadet Cup:
Shown below are this year’s winners from AITTA, along with Silver Medalists from AGTTA, and Bronze Medalists from EC Sports:
Another very special award given is the Thomas Nunes Sportsmanship award, given annually in honor of Thomas, who was known as a person of great sportsmanship in the game. The trophy was awarded to Jinhai Feng based on his good sportsmanship toward his opponents.
The Men’s Singles division was won by Kaipeng Xu from Georgia Tech, who faced Joe Ryan of AGTTA in a fantastic singles final. Cody Wang of AITTA earned The Bronze medal.
AGTTA hosts Paddle Palace Summer Open
Atlanta Georgia Table Tennis Association hosted the Paddle Palace Atlanta Summer Open tournament on June 1st, 2019.
We experienced a packed house and 110 happy players enjoyed the competition for prize money and trophies in 9 well-arranged
events throughout the day.
The events ranged from U900 through the Championship round. Paddle Palace provided gift certificates for winners
where no cash prizes were available.
The crowd was treated to a spectacular 7-game Championship Finals match between Hammed Taiwo Adeyinka and Kazeem Makanjuolahas, a wonderful championship match, with Adeyinka prevailing in the end and capturing the $1,000 first place Prize. A great match, sprinkled with quite a few standing ovations for most excellent points, enjoyed by all!
You can watch the final here.
We appreciate Paddle Palace’s continued sponsorship of our tournaments!
AGTTA hosts Paddle Palace GRR Spring Open
Atlanta Georgia Table Tennis Association hosted the Paddle Palace
Spring GRR tournament. We experienced a packed house and
Had a new event added for Novice players.
Emmanuel Tuglo and Petrica Stirbu has a wonderful Championship
Match, with Emmanuel prevailing in the end. A great match, enjoyed by all!
You can watch the final here.
We appreciate Paddle Palace continued sponsorship of our tournaments
The Paddle Palace 2018 Winter Greater Round Robin
The Paddle Palace Winter Greater Round Robin was a rousing success on November 3rd.
Oluwole Ayangade and Emmanuel Tuglo, local favorites gave the crowd of spectators a wonderful final Championship!!!
View the video of the match here
The Paddle Palace 2018 African In Diaspora Tournament
USATT article and video of The Paddle Palace 2018 African In Diaspora Tournament
Results of The Paddle Palace African In Diaspora Tournament
Atlanta Fall Open and Results
USATT article and video of Atlanta Fall Open
Results of Atlanta Fall Open
Atlanta Summer Open and Results
USATT article and video of Atlanta Summer Open
Results of Atlanta Summer Open
Atlanta Giant Round Robin Results
Atlanta Fall Open Results
AGTTA hosted our annual Fall Open tournament on September 9, 2017.
The Championship group was a very interesting competition with Rachid El BouBou, Senior Elite Coach of Triangle Table Tennis in Morrisville, NC, upsetting Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy’s Coach Shigang Yang in a thrilling Semi-Final match. Eventual winner, AJ Carney, also of Triangle Table Tennis, defeated AGTTA’s Lead Coach, Petro Stirbu in the other Semi Final match before defeating El BouBou for the Championship.
In other great matches the U2300, had two of our younger players, both from AITTA, Daniel Ng and Sabrina Zhu, dueling it out with Daniel Ng prevailing.
Great matches and great sportsmanship, congratulations to all our winners, and competitors for a GREAT Fall Open!
Check out our Tournaments page for frequent updates to events hosted by AGTTA.
AGTTA hosted the 3rd African In Diaspora Table Tennis Tournament:
It was a pleasure to host this wonderful tournament. We look forward to having it again next year with an expanded format.
Highlights: this time we were happy to have Atanda Musa from Nigeria play and a number of players from all over the US as well. Di Yu, of Triangle Table Tennis was the eventual winner, with AJ Carney, also from Triangle Table Tennis becoming the Runner Up. Rachid El BouBou, finished 3rd, and Atanda Musa 4th.
April 6, 2017 was World Table Tennis Day – on that day, AGTTA, Inc. kicked off our initiative to increase Table Tennis play in the world by sharing with you our fundraising page for a much needed facility in Atlanta, Georgia. Please share our fundraising link and donate as you can, to help us bring World Table Tennis to life in Atlanta Georgia!!!
Alberto Prieto, owner of Valor, is offering to anyone who pledges $150 or more to our fundraiser, a 35% discount on online orders (offer not to be combined with sales or other discounts).
Atlanta 2016 Giant Round Robin Tournament
On November 5th, we held our popular GRR Tournament. Congratulations to Rachid El Boubou, the winner of our championship division! Peter Stirbu came in second, Corey VanWagner in third, and Sean Brown finished fourth.
The finalists (photo by Oana Hogrefe):
NCTTA tournament hosted by AGTTA
Seven colleges participated in the NCTTA tournament: Mississippi College, Mississippi State, Georgia Tech, Auburn, University of Georgia, UAB and Georgia Gwinnett College
Congratulations to Mississippi College for winning the championship!
Georgia Tech placed second, University of Georgia was third.
The MC team includes player Jeremy Gore of Arkansas, Qing Wei Sun, Yichi Zhang, Tong Zhang & Coach Cheng Li, all natives of China.
photos by Andy Kanengiser
NCTTA Division Championship hosted by AGTTA Feb 11, 2017
The NCTTA Division Championship, was hosted by AGTTA, Inc. in Atlanta, Ga. this Saturday.
In cooperation with the NCTTA, AGTTA, Inc. is proud to host this Collegiate tournament free of charge for the second straight year.
Brian Crisp, President of AGTTA, Inc. and Willy Lepaurlo, President of the NCTTA, work together, along with other NCTTA and AGTTA officials and members to hold this tournament.
Brian said he would like to see other facilities throughout the country provide the same level of support to the NCTTA.
Brian also points out that with the increasing awareness of the long term Mental and Physical benefits of Table Tennis, and the Team Building aspects, it just makes sense that AGTTA, should help college athletes participate in a great tournament environment in their BiAnnual event. He went on to say, he would like to see Corporate America support these efforts, as this sport improves mental performance and physical well being of employees.
–Georgia Gwinnett College
–University of Alabama
–Mississippi State University
–Georgia Institute of Technology
–University of Georgia
–Jefferson State Community College
View this document for the whole article and photos.
Photo credits to Andy Kanengiser of Mississippi College.